Fauci Predicts Widespread Vaccine Availability By April. Are Americans Ready?

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Fauci Predicts Widespread Vaccine Availability By April. Are Americans Ready?

Dr. Anthony Fauci said this week that it’s likely that any healthy American who wants a coronavirus vaccine will be able to walk into a drugstore and get one by April. The challenge will be convincing enough people not to put it off.

While the vaccine is months away for most, health care personnel and residents of long-term care facilities will be able to receive the first doses when they become available, a committee from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended this week. NPR’s Pien Huang has reported on that decision and others by the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices.

NPR’s Andrea Hsu reports on the debate over mandatory vaccines in the workplace.

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